Papers of Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley
Lady Waverley's papers include loose leaf manuscript diary notes, relating to her husband, correspondence, financial papers, printed material and newspaper cuttings.
- Creation: 1938-1975
0.2 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6661, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. c. 6661-6664; Photogr. c. 78, fols. 40-51
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 11307
Lady Waverley's papers include photographs of family members, correspondence, financial papers, newspaper cuttings and diary notes relating to her husband, John Anderson, first Viscount Waverley.
Biographical / Historical
Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, née Bodley (1896-1974) was the wife of John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley (1882-1958), civil servant. Details for Sir John are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, with 20th-cent. copies of 19th-cent. photographs of family members, and (fols. 46-47, 50) photographs of Lord Waverley, MS. Photogr. c. 78, fols. 40-51, Stride & Son, 5 Feb 1999, lot 182.
- Catalogue of papers of Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, née Bodley (1896-1974)
- EAD version 2018
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